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, and the critics took their shots, fair and unfair at president obama and his administration. but by any viewing this was not a good week for the president. second terms always have their rough patches but history shows they can be overcomed and mr. mr. obama has never shied from a crisis. however the usually hands-on president seemed unaware of problems, and in one case just plain left out of the loop. what is a leader looking towards a legacy to do about it? >> as software glitches on the affordable care act website persist, and allied nation phone following comes to line. the president was on a high seen as above that particular political fray, but it didn't last long. according to a journal pol poll just 42% of americans approve of the president's job performance, an all-time low for president obama, indicating frustration with how he's leading the country . the signature policy the affordable air act launched. frustrated users and members of congress are pushing for answers. >> healthcare reform in this state was a success. it doesn't mean that it was perfect right away. there were early pr
. >>> the politics lead. a new book claims the obama/biden campaign was a taylor swift song waiting to happen. that's one of the juicy insider details from the election. obama and romney campaign officials dishing dirt and settling scores. >>> the sports lead. one nfl player is out and another suspended for what? late hit? helmet to helmet tackle? nope. allegedly it's for the same type of behavior we usually attribute to mean girls in high school. >>> good afternoon. welcome to "the lead." i'm jack tapper. we begin with the national lead. moments ago, the head of the union representing officers with the transportation security administration issued a statement calling for some of those officers to be armed in the aftermath of friday's shooting at los angeles international airport. the statement reads in part quote, at this time, we feel a larger and more consistent armed presence in screening areas would be a positive step in improving security for both tsos and the flying public. the development of a new class of tsa officers with law enforcement status would be a logical approach to accomplishing
obama care and the political tell-all book "double rap." >>> hello, i'm wolf blitzer reporting from washington. more on the investigation into the fatal shooting over at the los angeles international airport. 23-year-old paul ciancia. police say he's the shooter. he remains in critical condition today, unable to speak with investigators. but we are starting to learn more about ciancia. and possibly some of his motives. we're also learning more about what happened just before the shooting, from someone who knew ciancia and his roommates. >> he asked one of the roommates if he could have a ride to the airport. >> why did he need a ride? >> he said he was going back home, either that his dad was kind of sick and he had to deal with family issues. >> did anyone ever see a ticket? >> no. he also didn't mention what day he had to leave. that morning yes, he doesn't knock, just opens the door and says, i need to leave. can you take me now? >> did he ever express any hatred toward the government or toward the tsa? >> all nsa findings that came out this year that he was very upset about it a
to obama care? we have a shocking memo. then for the first time, a whistle br-blower shows his fac. >>> and michelle knight describes in detail how she was held captive by an ohio man for a decade in abominable conditions. let's go out front. >>> a good monday evening, everybody. outfront tonight, an obama care bombshell, a stage four cancer survivor says the president's signature legislation cost her her health care. she is our exclusive guest tonight. but moments ago the president again defended his reforms. >> insurers in the marketplace can no longer use your medical history to charge you more. if you've got a pre-existing condition, they've got to take you. folks who have been sick have finally the same chance to buy quality, affordable health care as everybody else. >> yet, as first reported on china today, obama care offic l officials expressed concern. now here's the op ed. and the headline here is you also can't keep your doctor, what everybody is talking about today is this. it's a bombshell op ed written by a stage four cancer survivor who says obama care is ending her
for the affordable care act with trouble on its first day but obama care is only doing slightly better than guitar lessons by mike. according to a new poll president obama's approval rating reached a new low of 42%. it's gotten so bad that even bo is trying to distance himself. >> good morning. there's another side to this. good morning. it's monday, november 4th. beautiful shot of new york city. makes me sad how dark it is. did you all change your locks? >> it's a little lighter outside. it did, of course, get dark at 2:15. >> with us on set we have msnbc contributor mike barnacle. how are you doing? you look good. you look very handsome. the former democratic congressman harold ford jr. >> he's done a makeover. >> also to our left, mike barnacle, we have patches. >> hi, patch. >> this is day two of a 30 day journey we're all going to be on together. growing in the beard for the month of november. >> why are you doing that? >> for women's health. there's a group of people. i've never gone more than a week. >> there's a spot right there that's not going to grow. >> imagine thanksgiving what it wil
with president obama for u.s. military and intelligence assistance to put down the violent insurgency that's gotten worse since the u.s. pulled out of there two years ago. thousands of iraqis have been killed in bombings that have become almost routine and really have never gone away since the height of the war after the u.s.-lead invasion. the president said he made no promises. >>> tonight u.s. and pakistani officials say an american drone strike has killed a big target, the leader of the taliban in pakistan. hakeem molamasoud is believed to had $5 million u.s. bounty on his head. he's believed to have been behind that failed car bombing in times square back in 2010. his death, if confirmed, comes as drone strikes are under scrutiny for the often killing innocent civilians nearby. >>> as we reported last night there is a new bombshell of a book about to come out that's revealing some of the best-kept secrets of the most recent race for the white house from republican back stabbing to president obama's feelings about president clinton to a possible move to switch running mates. nbc's andr
under obama care violates their beliefs as roman catholics. divided ruling is one of several on the birth control issue and will likely have to be resolved by the supreme court. it's almost marathon day. everyone is coming into new york city. the top cop commissioner ray kelly says he is ready. last week's race is cancelled because of super storm sandy. this year security is tight. obviously because of the boston bombings. 43 specially trained police dogs will be part of the massive security detail and that's not all. in addition to the cameras in our lower midtown manhattan initiative. it established mobile units and video collection teams. >> and there are all sorts of other measures that they don't talk about spectators, meantime are being asked to gather at the finish line. not to bring backpacks and things like that. opening ceremonies, most runners including this guy who ran in boston say they are not worried. >> anything can happen anywhere. you but to come back this is special. they had to cancel last year because of the hurricane. this is really something. >> that re
their health care coverage long before the problematic obama care rollout. the congressman from maryland weighs in on all this, just ahead on our program. >>> the american red cross is now setting up shelters in central texas for the many flood victims. storms dumping up to 13 inches of rain in some areas causing major flooding. at least four people were killed, including a mother and her 8-month-old baby. survivors say they're just grateful to be safe. >> material things can be replaced. we were saved. we just really thought we were not going to make it. even our dog was saved. >> meteorologist is live. >> take a look at the storm system that brought even tornados across the central u.s. and the incredible amount of rain over central texas. as you mentioned, over a foot in some cases in the san antonio austin area. you can see quite a bit of moisture in a very short period of time. taking a look at the satellite radar right now, clear skies for the most part. we will see the potential for showers and thunderstorms in the middle of the workweek but certainly not the deluge that they saw this pa
dollars in stimulus money, president obama's much-heralded -- well he heralded it, stimulus bill. infrastructure spending was supposed to be most of it. >> very good point. i don't have much to say about that. i mean these were supposed to be shovel-ready projects. >> and they weren't. >> well, they weren't. i mean some work did get done. it didn't do much to help unemployment and it didn't do much for our infrastructure. but we're talking about a trillion dollars. we're talking about huge amount of money that is needed. it's not just transportation, it's energy, it's water. so, there are huge investment opportunities. >> waste water, drinking water, energy transportation. but it's tricky here. because, you know, the chinese are going to have to navigate a whole bunch of regulatory rules, political obstacles, as well as. >> yeah. i mean, legal regulatory political mainly i mean people don't want the chinese, because they're -- so many of their companies are owned by the state. >> right. >> and they have a very big glass of transparency. you don't really know what's going on in th
al-maliki is in washington to garner u.s. support to deal with violence in the country. barack obama says he wants an inclusive iraq and democratic elections should be held as soon as possible. >> iraq's prime minister nouri al-maliki came here to the white house, he said, with an urge request. he wanted the obama administration to speed up for promise additional equipment for the armed forces in iraq. at the end of the meeting barack obama said the u.s. was committed to helping iraq fight al qaeda, but did not give specifics. >> throughout the discussion, the main theme was that the united states wants to be a strong and effective partner with iraq. >> we had a common vision about all issues discussed when it comes to diagnosing the return of terrorism to the middle east. we talked about ways of counting terrorism and had similar positions and ideas. >> the obama administration wanted concrete promises from iraq's prime minister that he'd change the way he's governing, making it more inclusive, leading to the election. they said it was the goal. they didn't outline what, if anything
at the affordable care act and president obama who campaigned sunday. >> so tomorrow, let's send them a message. loud and clear from virginia. that virginia says no to obama care. virginia says no to expanding obama care, which is what terri mcauliffe wants to do. >> while the gop says this race will be a referendum on obama care, the democrats say the race is all about the tea party. >> at a private home. joe biden stumped for mcauliffe with mark warner and congressman, gerry connolly. they said voters needed to send a message to the tea party. >> because it's the first major race between the forces and faces of the new republican tea party. a tea party whose social is out done only by its hostility, to science and technology, innovation and scholarship. >> keep pushing to get out the vote, warning that light voter turnout could help the tea party. >> it's been a great last couple of days. we focus on getting the vote out. it's all about getting the vote out. obviously, you feel the excitement, the intensity, we knocked on 1.8 million doors. >> polls open tomorrow from 6:00 in the mornin
they would swap joe biden for hillary clinton. two veteran campaign reporters say president obama saying i just don't know if i can do this, as he prepared for the second debate. let me bring in our company, editor in chief of reason magazine, matt welch and the "washington post" politics reporter, jackie kucinich. good morning. >> good morning. >> let's start with chris christie because he's got an election he's almost sure to win tomorrow. he's looking to send a message but as also passed over to be the vice presidential nominee. let me play for you what mitt romney said on "meet the press." >> i know that the vetting people who went through that analysis and put together their report laid everything out, but frankly there was nothing they found that wasn't already part of the public record and that hadn't already been dealt with effectively by chris christie. so there was nothing new there. and chris, by the way, chris could easily become our nominee and save our party and help get this nation on the right track again. they don't come better than chris christie. >> and, matt, these issu
with obama care, the problems with the exchanges, they really can't be fixed by google and this raises several points. weren't they supposed to have the tech experts making the website to begin with and if they couldn't do it in 3 1/2 years, how are they supposed to do it in one month as the president has promised? >> what does that mean? you seem to be saying the tech site -- delays notwithstanding, the hospitals that don't want to be part of it or even the cleveland clinic where weeks earlier they had 3,000 workers because of it. this seems to be >> absolutely. i think the worst is yet to come. you know, what we've seen is there's already been 2 million insurance cancellations thus far. to be honest, it affects me personally. >> how so? >> well, my mom had health insurance, plan for quite some time. she was very happy with what she had. she liked what she had. recently unfortunately she just lost her policy. she's very distressed about it. she's very frustrated about it. and she's looked into these exchanges and it's higher deductib deductibles, higher cost, less access and worst car
of the busiest airports in the world? >>> obama care is a classic example of what people are tired of. they're tired of politicians like the president making promises that they can't keep. >> in the hot seat, the obama administration is promising to fix the befuddled health care website. now the ceo of the first private insurance exchange is offering to help. we'll talk to him ahead. >>> a community calls for justice in northern california after a 13-year-old carrying a toy gun is shot and killed by a police deputy. was his race a factor there? we'll talk to a civil rights leader who's joining the call. >>> and later, hip-hop, humor and public health. it's today's "big idea." >>> we're going to start in the west where travelers at los angeles international airport are seeing an increased security presence today. it could be days before the airport returns to normal after friday's shooting that left a tsa officer dead and others wounded. nbc's miguel almaguer has been covering the story for us over the last day. good day to you, miguel, and what's the latest? >> reporter: good afternoon. we
minister came to the u.s. to personally ask president obama for help. mike viqueira explains why. >> it was their first face to face meeting in two years. it comes as iraq faces new threats and doubts over its stability. >> unfortunately al qaeda has still been active and has grown more active recently. so we had a lot of discussion about how we can work together to push back against that terrorist organization that operates not only in iraq, but also as a threat to the region and the united states. >> president obama and prime minister nouri al-maliki blame al qaeda for the surge in violence in iraq. >> translation: we have a common vision about all the issues we discuss when it comes to diagnosing the return of terrorism, and how to counter terrorism. >> over the last year the security situation in iraq has taken a dramatic downturn. in october alone 979 iraqis were killed in terror attacks. 852 of them civilians. more than 7,000 died sings -- since the beginning of this year. nouri al-maliki is in washington asking for more american weapons to help in the fight, including apa
-maliki is in washington to gather u.s. support to deal with violence in his country. president obama wants an inclusive iraq and elections should be held as soon as possible. more from patty culhane in washington. >> iraq's prime minister nouri al-maliki came to the white house with an urgent request. he wanted the obama administration to speed up or promise additional military equipment for the armed forces in iraq. at the end of the meeting president obama said that the u.s. was committed to helping iraq fight al qaeda, but did not give specifics. >> throughout this discussion the main theme was that the united states wants to be a strong and effective partner with iraq. >> translation: we had a common vision about all issues we discussed, when diagnosing the return of terrorism to the middle east. we talked about ways to counterterrorism and we had similar positions and ideas. >> the obama administration wanted concrete promises from iraq's prime minister that he would change the way he governed in iraq, making it an inclusive prospect leading to the election. they said that was the goal, but didn'
-- from massachusetts is weighing in on the battle from obamacare and he zeroed in on president obama's campaign promise. listen. >> he told people they could keep their insurance and that was not the truth. whether you like the model of obamacare or not, the fact that the president sold it on a basis that was not true has undermind the foundation of his second term. i think it is rotting it away. the only way he can rebuild credibility is to work with republicans and democrats and try and rebuild a foundation. >> that troubled health care .gov website is back up and running after an over night shutdown for repairs that had a rocky rollout. meantime congress still wants answers about the flawed website and about how many people have been able to successfully enroll in obamacare. a top presidential advisor says the numbers won't be that great for the first month. >> our goal is to get as many people done as possible. i can promise you the first enrollment numbers which was released later this month are not going to be what we want them to be. we take responsibility for that and take r
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blackwell, thanks so much. keep us posted on this. >> sure will. >>> president obama hits the campaign trail this weekend. not for himself but for an old friend. but with all the obama care problems and criticism of the white house lately, is the president an asset or a liability? we'll talk to some experts next. i'm tony siragusa and i'm training guys who leak a little, to guard their manhood with new depend shields and guards. the discreet protection that's just for guys. now, it's your turn. get my training tips at guardyourmanhood.com >>> president obama has put in place new people and set a new deadline to get obama care on track. they've got 28 days to meet the november 30th target to fix all the problems that people have been facing to sign up for health care. but what does this say about the leadership at the white house and the president's legacy? mark lamont hill is a cnn political analyst and professor at columbia university. he is in new york. good to see you. and mercedes is a former spokeswoman for president george w. bush. thanks so much for being with us. >> thank you for hav
say. george howell reporting lifrom chicago this morning. >>> president obama pressing lawmakers to pass legislation that would make it illegal for employ employers to fire people based on their sexual orientation or again der identity. in an op-ed sunday, president obama wrote this, quote, we're all created equal and every single american deserves to be treated equally in the eye of the law. we believe that no matter who you are, if you work hard and play by the rules, you deserve the chance to follow your dream and pursue your happiness. senate is expected to vote on the legislation later taoday. >>> a white house official says there has been no cle inside ci snowden and believe he should return to the united states to face justice. the joints reaction comes after a german magazine published a let frer snowed, in it is he says he's seeing a positive reaction to disclosing classified information and that he wants the united states to stop treating him like a criminal. >>> this just into us. a major announcement from blackberry. it is abandoning all plans to sell the company. the
. it would not do for the barack obama situation to cut off all ties with a country with whom it has had a longstanding political relationship. one of points that john kerry is making whilst in cairo is that the interim government, backed by the military, can't exist inperpetuaty, it needs to get on with establishing elections for a democratic-elected parliament and needs to take the steps sooner rather than later. >> let's talk about the visit to cairo. we didn't know about it until he landed, which makes you think iraq, afghanistan - dangerous places. what are the security concerns. it seems like the relationship between the two countries is clearly not what it was. >> certainly it is telling this the u.s. state department did not want to anoups or confirm -- announce or confirm that this is a possibility. it says that the u.s. is disapproving of how the interim egyptian government has functioned in the past five months, since july 3rd, when mohamed morsi was removed as president of egypt. when you don't make a hue and cry, it sends a message to the host country that it's not behaving
nouri al-maliki is asking the obama administration for more help. as mike viqueira reports, nouri al-maliki did so correctly inside the white house. >> it was their first face-to-face meeting in two years as iraq faces threats and doubts over its stability. >> unfortunately al qaeda has still been active and grown more active recently. we have a lot of discussion about how we can work together to push back against that terrorist organization that operates not only in iraq, but also poses a threat to the region and the united states. >> president obama and prime minister nouri al-maliki blame al qaeda for the surge in violence in iraq. tran >> translation: we have a common vision in relation to terrorism and how to counterterrorism. >> over the last year the security situation in iraq has taken a dramaticic downturn. in october alone 979 iraqis were killed in terror attacks. 852 of them civilians. more than 7,000 died since the beginning of this year. with no u.s. combat troops remaining in iraq, and no chance for american boots on the ground in the future, nouri al-maliki is in wash
and injured two tsa officers. i received a call not long ago from president obama who not only shared with me his cole doll lenses. it could have been much worse if agents on the scene weren't well prepared for emergency situations. >> not more than three weeks ago we took every one of our officers, patrol officers and a couple hundred officers from the los angeles police department and we practiced the exact scenario that played out today. >> in just a few minutes, we'll have a live report from los angeles and new details about the suspected shooter. but first to politics. new this morning, president obama sending this message to both parties in congress. work together to pass a budget. >> here's the bottom line. congress should pass a budget that cuts things we don't need and closes tax loopholes that don't help create jobs so we can free up resources for the things that do create jobs and growth. building new roads. building new bridges and schools and airports. that creates jobs. >> too many americans still cannot even access the online exchanges and for the few that have, they are experi
. >> and whether you like the model of obama care or not, the fact that the president sold it on a basis that was not true has undermined the foundation of his second material. second term. i think it's rotting it away. >> i want to bring in abc news political director rick klein now. no one wants to relive that campaign of a year ago, but romney went further, saying the president wasn't telling the truth. the irony, the president was just in boston, wasn't he, thinking this would be welcoming territory for this health care plan. >> that's right. that's what makes this a biting critique. it is that context. just a few days ago, president obama went to romney's home state, the very place romney signed his own health care law, to argue that governor romney's plan worked. but romney's making clear, he will not let romney care be used to bail out obama care, whether or not he was the inspiration for it. >> flashbacks. making me sweat all over again. rick klein tonight, thank you. >>> overseas tonight and to cairo now. where secretary of state john kerry is visiting for the first time. it wil
with the bush administration and now the obama administration on the drone strike program. it's been the obama administration that has increased the frequency of the attacks. some argue out of a sense that the pakistanis have not done enough to crackdown on taliban and al qaeda activities in its border. there was a front page story in the "the washington post" outlining the detail not just how much access the pakistan government was tacitly giving to washington, but the pakistanis were getting top-level intelligence briefings about the targets and strategies used when launching the attacks. >> pakistani citizens don't like the attacks. it's not surprising you see an objection from the highest levels in the islamabad government because they have to basically find a way to placate their citizens. >> if it's killing a person who terror iffed so many pakistanis, why the call for accountability. >> you have to remember nawaz sharif who used to be the prime minister was re-elected as the prime minister. he's not been on the job for six months. it's essential for him staying in power to say to pakist
on the congressional hot seat it was a pretty rough week for the obama administration and face the nation bob schieffer is here to tell us what to expect this sunday. obviously obamacare or what's left of it will be your main subject matter, bob. >> i would think, so derek, but the problem we have this coming sunday is where do you start? the whole world is kind off news overload here. we not only have this obamacare controversy, but we also got the nsa and the latest revelations there, the drone strike that took out the taliban leader. we want to touch on that and then today, of course, this guy walks into the los angeles airport with an assault rifle and starts shooting. as it turns out, we have two officials who know something about all of those things and are following them and in some cases investigating them. senator dianne feinstein, senator of the intelligence committee and representative mike rogers, chairman of the house intelligence committee. plus we're going to talk to the former nsa cia director general michael hayden. some of this phone tapping was going on under his watch. so we've just
, which is why iraq's prime minister came to the u.s. to ask personally president obama for help. >> translation: we have a common vision about all the issues we discussed when it comes to diagnosing the return of terrorism and how to count terrorism. >> nouri al-maliki is asking for apache helicopters and he'll fire missiles and counterterrorism support. >> germany and brazil are asking the u.n. to adopt a resolution ending electronic spying. the move comes after the u.s. was accused of spying on the data of those countries. the resolution is expected to be voted on later this month. >> n.s.a. leader edward snowden is speaking up and reaching out. the germans are interested in bringing him to berlin if he tells them about the surveillance of german chancellor angela merkel. >> david chater reports from moscow. >> edward snowden shows every sign of going native. the snapshot showing him enjoying a river cruise in moscow. he held a meeting with an mp from the green party. he said their discussions were revealing. at a press conference the mp said edward snowden would about willin
, the first republican to join with democrats as a bill respond sore. >> president obama spoke to a room full of advocates at the white house on thursday in hopes of bringing the senate's im grayings bill back into the -- immigration bill back into the spot light. >> it doesn't make sense to have 11 million people in this country illegally an incentive to come out of the shadows, get right with the law, meet their responsibilities and permit ahead. >> the border security you economic opportunity and immigration modernisation act passed in the senate in june 27th. it's in the hands of the house. it features border security, doubling border patrol with a boost in funding and mandatory use of force training. a pathway to citizenship, establishing a 13-year pathway to citizen ship and includes security benchmark before they can get a green card. it increases high tech and low-skilled worker visas, requiring a workplace verification system. and law enforcement. detailing protection for workers and refugees, and what happens if an immigrant breaks the law. a poll conducted by a university a month a
obama is returning to the bay area at the end of the month. scheduled to appear at the jazz center on november 25th for a democratic national committee fundraiser. rumored performers include herby hancock and spalding. >>> tonight, the obama care web site is back on-line after weekend repairs but fixing the political problems may take longer. >> reporter: instead of providing health care provided fother for republican fights. >> as the government tech team continues to fix problems with healthcare.gov it is an argument against the plan itself. >> there are so many destroyers in the house, in the public, in the private health care sector that just want to destroy. >> reporter: our kpix-5 political insiders agree. >> every glitch that will happen with it will be seized on by the republicans, oh, your health care plan staeufrpbgs. >> reporter: another plan, the insurance plans do not meet the requirements. >> when you told the american people you could keep the insurance if you wanted to keep it, period, he said it time and time again he was not telling the truth. everyone has to h
is accusing the obama administration of doing. one of violating pakistani sovereignty by launching a military attack on pakistani soil without islamabad's permission. the other thing that islamabad is accusing washington of doing is essentially scuttling - that's the pakistani's word, an effort to broker peace talks with the taliban. the pakistani's are arguing with the death of hakimullah mehsud, everything that they have been trying to achieve has been put back to square one. as a result the pakistani citizens will be at a higher risk of suffering from taliban attacks within the borders. >> hasn't the pakistani government been cooperating with the u.s. and the c.i.a. drone program all along. >> it's quite by assumed that the pakistani government has cooperated with the bush administration and the obama administration on the drone strike program. it's been the obama administration that has increased the frequency of the attacks - some would argue out of a sense that the pakistanis haven't been doing enough to crackdown on taliban and al qaeda activity within its borders. recently there was a
done. the house oversight committee released an obama administration memo that shows four days before the launch the government took an unusual step. it granted itself a waiver to launch the web site with a level of uncertainty deemed as a high security risk. agency head marilyn tavener accepted the risk and mitigation measures like frequent testing and a dedicated security team. but three other officials signed a statement saying "that does not reduce the risk of launching october 1." georgetown law professor lawrence gostin is a big supporter of the affordable care act. he helped congress write the law to meet constitutional standards but he's critical of the launch without proper security. >> nothing can undermine public confidence more than the fear of a security and privacy breach. you could have somebody hack into the system, get your social security number, get your financial information. >> reporter: healthcare.gov exchanges data through a massive hub that includes the i.r.s. and social security administration to verify income and identity and veterans affairs for military per
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" says he simply misspoke. look at that. i just misspoke. they said mr. obama misspoke when he said by law insurers cannot continue to sell policies that don't provide the minimum benefits and consumer protections required. this overblown controversy has obscured the crux of what health care reform is trying to do. people are getting thrown off their health care plans because the affordable care act has standards which if your plan doesn't have they have to go out of business. it has to have pediatric care, maternity, prescription drugs. if it doesn't, you are canceled. >> you look at the title of that editorial in "the new york times," "not worth keeping." not only is the administration with those restrictions deciding what policies are right for you, but apparently this opinion article here in the editorial section, they're deciding too that they're not worth keeping. >> i almost think that's the comic section of news now, the editorial. it's basically a 30-second promo for whatever democratic plan president obama put forward. it never used to be like this with bill clinton. they
. >> john miller, thank you. >>> to the struggling obama care website. healthcare.gov is being taken offline daily from 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. eastern time for repairs. cbs is learning the administration knew of the risk well before last month. major garrett is at the white house. >> reporter: good morning. three years ago a trusted obama health care white house warned the white house it was losing control of aobama care. the warnings were dire and specific, and ultimately ignored. david cutler, who worked on the obama 2008 campaign and was a valued outside health care consultant wrote this blunt memo to top white house economic adviser larry summers in may 2010, "i do not believe the relevant members of the administration understand the president's vision or have the capability to carry it out." he wrote "no one was in charge who had experience in any complex business startups" we worried basic regulations, technology and policy coordination would fail. >> you need to have the people who have understanding of the political process, people who understand how to work within an administration
house it was losing control of obama care. a letter obtained said strong leadership was missing and representation was in jeopardy. warning signs were ignored. >> cutler worked on the 2008 campaign and valued health care consultant wrote this blunt memo to larry summers in may 2010. i do not believe the relevant members of the administration understand the president's vision or have the capability to carry it out. cutler wrote no one was in charge that had experience in complex business start ups. he worried basic regulation, technology and policy and coordination would fail. you need people that understand how to work in the administration and people a that understand how to start and build a business. unfortunately they didn't get all of those people together. >> the white house dismissed these and other warnings. it relied on bureaucrat and senior health care advisors. fearful of constant attacks from republicans, the white house became secretive about the law's complexity and regulatory reach. >> it's frustrating. any time you want to see something succeed
's weapon. there's more law enforcement inside the terminal. president obama asked about this just minutes ago said that he is concerned about the shooting, he's been getting updates from local authorities. you can see right now that is a shot from kabc outside los angeles international airport, which is just a mess right now in terms of traffic and no one being able to get in and only being able to get out on foot. i want to now bring in sean henry, former executive assistant director for the fbi and president of crown strike which provides security technology services. thanks so much for talking to us. last time we spoke, it was during the navy yard shooting. we have been talking here with two other former fbi officials about possible reasons why this might have happened. it was raised perhaps the shooter was targeting a specific individual. is it also possible the shooter may have been targeting the tsa in general? >> yeah, you know, jake, the police go through a very methodical process when there's an incident like this. first they want to make sure they mitigate the threat and i.d. co
of aid is not a punishment. kerry also said that "president obama and the american people support the people of egypt," and urged egyptians to continue their "march for democracy." president obama is lending his help to the democratic candidate for virginia governor. the bitter campaign between democrat terry mcauliffe and republican ken cuccinelli is in its final lap. and voters will head to the polls tuesday. the presidents last ditch supposed to take place somewhere near washington. help from former president bill clinton and former clinton. the funeral for a nevada teacher -- gunned down by a student -- will be held later today. family and friends gathered yesterday -- to pay their michael landsberry. police say he died trying to shooting at sparks middle school. saturday's viewing say landsberry was more than a teacher. landsberry was a member of the nevada air national guard and a marine. his funeral is scheduled for three this afternoon. >> now for your forecast parent. downtown san francisco, 60 degrees with a cool day on the beach. and upper 60s. now your kron 4 7 day aro
and the fight to get the problem fixed. plus president obama's next bay area visit. when he will be here and why. keep it here, abc7 news at 11:00 continues right after this short break. those who've d ewelcome to covered california. now, you can no longer be denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition. enroll today at coveredca.com. to thsuffered in silence... hoped... and lived in a state of fear... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage. financial help for those in need. and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll now at coveredca.com. i'm ama dates. we are learning more about the suspected it gunman in friday's deadly shooting at the los angeles international airport. paul ciancia continues to be unresponsive after being wounded by police. ciancia said he acted alone after the mechanic was rushed to a hospital. the family of andy lopez plans to file a lawsuit against sonoma county and the sheriff who shot him to death. attorneys for the family claim he violated loy pes' civil -- lopez
and the fight to fight to ge problem fixed. plus president obama's next bay area visit. when he will be here and why. keep it here, abc7 news at 11:00 continues right after this short break. i'm ama dates. we are learning more about the suspected it gunman in's friday's deadly shooting at the los angeles international airport. paul ciancia continues to be unresponsive after being wounded by police. ciancia said he acted alone after the mechanic was rushed to a hospital. the family of andy lopez plans to file a lawsuit against sonoma county and the sheriff who shot him to death. attorneys for the family claim he violated loy pes' civil -- lopez's civil rights. he was holding a rifle when gelhouse confronted him. police at cal want to stop a string of robberies on campus. three students say they have been attacked on wednesday. thieves appear to be taking smart phones from the victims. >>> new at 11:00, tonight we are hearing from a passenger on board a jetblue flight from long beach to sfo. the flight was met at the gate by police because of a passenger making threats. a passenger on flight 1
publicly asked president obama to end all u.s. drone strikes. but scott, they clearly remain a very useful counterterror tool. >> pelley: margaret, thanks very much. jeffrey zients is the man overseeing the repair of the federal government's health insurance web site. he said today they are quote on track, end quote, to have it done by the end of the month. our sharyl attkisson broke the news yesterday that nationwide only six policies were purchased the entire first day that the site was on-line. sharyl is back with us tonight with more, sharyl? >> reporter: scott, the obama administration didn't dispute those enrollment numbers reported in government meeting notes. six the first day as you said, just six. 248 by the end of day two. white house spokesman jay carney said they haven't really-- released enrollment fillings because the numbers have to be checked and accurate and he downplayed expectations. >> let me just tell you now, november 1. we don't expect those numbers to be very high. and we never did. but they're going to be even lower because of the challenges we've had with the web
know and when did he know it? well, recently, the white house has said the president -- president obama didn't know about the irs targeting tea party groups, that he was out of the loop on nsa eavesdropping, and the latest episode, not knowing about the technical problems plaguing the obama care website before its october 1 launch date. so is the president being shielded by his own staff? let's bring in presidential historian allen lickman, a professor at american university, professor lickman, good to see you. >> same here. >> so is this customary that the president may not know everything? >> of course, the president doesn't know everything. but it's also customary to have plausible denial when things go wrong to say the president didn't know it. as a political historian, my opinion is always that the president knows regardless of what his aides may say. and barack obama is a hands-on president. he has his fingers in every pie. of course, he knew about these things. he might not have known the fine detail, but i firmly believe he knew the broad outlines -- >> but if the president know
for controversial statements made about president obama. in an email sent from a county-issued account, max lenington used derogatory words when discussing mister obama's re-election. >> "one day my dear sister emailed me and asked me 'what do you think max? why did we lose?' and that was my response to her." >> "he can say those hateful things from his rocking chair on his front porch but he can't say them from the county court house, the symbol of justice in our community. we won't accept it." >> thompson is calling for a resignation. local officials haven't said if lenington's actions were a violation of county policies. new details tonight on a tragic fall yesterday at the races. hall of fame jockey john velasquez underwent surgery today to remove his spleen after his horse, secret compass, fell during the running of the two million dollar breeders cup competition. in the fall secret compas broke her leg and had to be euthanized on the track. coming up. a man inches away from a fatal accident! we take another look at that amazing video coming up! uz)Ñ it's been a sour week for wine lov
the road with the message obama care is working. this week, the administration will keep pushing for people to enroll despite problems with the healthcare.gov website. later today, the president tries to rally grass roots supporters to the cause of trying to sign up uninsured consumers. there could be more trouble for people seeking to enroll online. the administration says healthcare.gov will be down every night from 1:00 to 5:00 a.m. for maintenance. >> i can promise you that the first enrollment numbers released later this month are not going to be what we want them to be. >> reporter: as the administration scrambles to fix the site, republicans have upped their attack on the health carroll out. >> i would say to the president, why doesn't he call a time out on this. >> reporter: they point to millions of americans who may lose their insurance under the law's changes. >> i think the key thing that the president is trying to get away from, and that is he told people they could keep their insurance and that was not the truth. >> reporter: supporters counter that america is being forced to
that iraq is entering a downward spiral of violence. the country's prime minister met with president obama at the white house on friday. nbc news chief foreign correspondent richard engle is in cairo joining us with more. good morning. >> reporter: this is an awkward visit for president maliki coming to the united states effectively hat in hand asking for help because his country is back in a civil war. the u.n. said around a thousand people are now being killed in iraq every single month. prime minister maliki wants the united states to supply more weapons, to supply drones, and to generally get reengaged in iraq's security. and the level of violence overall in iraq is now returned to roughly 2008 level. now, that's a significant statement, because it means the gains of the u.s. surge have been effectively wiped out and that would mean a great deal for all of the americans who served there working so hard to bring the country some degree of stability to see it go back to where it is right now. >> richard, we are also getting more details this morning about a u.s. drone strike that killed
, if you can get credit. that's not the economic recovery president obama campaigned on. does he still have time to save his economic legacy? find out on an all-new "your money" at 2:00 p.m. eastern. >> thanks so much, christine. >>> everybody loves mac & cheese. to make it healthier? well, that is kraft's task. making their mac & cheese healthier. the company is making it more nutritious by adding more whole grains to the macaroni and removing saturated fats, some sodium and artificial food dyes. senior medical correspondent elizabeth cohen explains. >> reporter: fred, after hundreds of thousands of parents signed a petition on change.org, kraft is changing its formula for many of its mac & cheese products. now, these are products that have had a very similar format for quite a long time now. what they said is that they're going to be taking out these two dyes where there's been so much controversy. they're also going to have less saturated fat. they're going to increase the amount of whole grain per serving. they're also going to have less sodium. and they said they're doing this because
. >> whether you like the model of obama care or not, the fact the president sold it on a basis that is not true has undermined the foundation of his second term. >> the healthcare.gov site will be down every day from 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. eastern time for improvement. the government also says that additional down times may be possible. >>> in egypt, there are fears of renewed violence this morning as the trial of ousted president mohamed morsi begins. security officials are concerned about protesters and moved the trial's location at the last minute. we have this report from cairo. >> reporter: egypt is on edge, bracing for the possibility of more violence as the muslim brotherhood called for protests that in the past triggered violent clashes with the security forces. morsi hasn't been seen since he was ousted by the military on july 3st after millions of egyptians poured in to the streets demanding he step down and has been in a secret location. as the anxiety here rises, secretary of state john kerry visited cairo to try to smooth over relations which are at the lowest poin
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